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WAITING PERIOD AND PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BEFORE TERMINATION OFMINOR'S PREGNANCY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends California Constitution to prohibit abortion on unemancipated minor until 48 hours after physician notifies minor's parent/legal guardian, except in medical emergency or with parental waiver of notice. Permits judicial waiver of notice based on minor's best interests or clear and convincing evidence of minor's maturity. Authorizes monetary damages for violation. Physician must report abortions performed on minors; State shall compile statistics. Minor must consent to abortion except in medical emergency or unless mentally incapable. Permits judicial relief if minor’s consent to abortion is coerced. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: The net costs of this measure to Medi-Cal and other programs are unknown, but are probably not significant in the context of the total expenditures for these programs.
Paul E. Laubacher, Barbara R. Laubacher, 2555 Rio de Oro Way, Sacramento, CA 95826, (916) 381-5222
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WAITING PERIOD AND PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BEFORE TERMINATION OF MINOR'S PREGNANCY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. California Initiative 1063 (2004).